Striving to improve the quality of life for all the residents of the Indian River neighborhoods of Chesapeake, Virginia, by promoting and preserving a healthy and clean river, shorelines, parks, and green spaces connected to the surrounding community.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
On Tuesday, January 19th, the zoning change request for the 240 unit Eastwyck Crossing Apartments, adjacent to Indian River Park, is going to the City Council for a final public hearing and vote. This is the last opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed complex. Persons wishing to speak must submit a speaker card BEFORE the start of the meeting at 6:30 pm at City Hall. For more information, please see this post.
The Friends of Indian River Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 21, 7 pm at Oaklette United Methodist Church, 520 Oaklette Drive, Chesapeake, Va. 23325. We will hold elections for our officers and board and discuss plans for 2016. With the continued support of our members and volunteers, we will build upon last year’s successes. There will be light refreshments and door prizes.
Saturday volunteer work day is CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER On Saturday, January 23, we need volunteers to help remove Invasive English Ivy at Indian River Park. Our goal for the day will be to remove English Ivy from the woods around the trailhead parking area. Please wear closed-toe shoes, a hat and bring work gloves; we recommend long pants and long sleeved shirts. Bring pruning clippers, loppers, screwdrivers (which are amazingly useful in prying ivy off tree trunks) and/or pruning saws if you have them. We'll have water and snacks available. Participants under 18 years of age must have adult supervision.
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